William Burdette Hanby



A funeral service, celebrating the life of William Burdette Hanby, 66, of Granville, was held January 24, 2012, in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastor Ruff as celebrant. Burial followed at Kirkersville Cemetery. Bill died suddenly Friday morning, January 20, 2012, in Newark. He was born in Lancaster, on December 28, 1945, the son of the […]

James Adam Hunt



Funeral services for James Adam Hunt, 46, of Newark, were held January 23, 2012, at the Family of Faith Community Church, with Pastors Curtis Martin and Gary LaRue officiating. Interment followed in Newark Memorial Gardens. Mr. Hunt died at his home on Monday, January 16, 2012. He was born in Newark on October 25, 1965, to Iva (Miller) Hunt of […]

Ila A. Mathias



Ila A. Mathias, age 90, passed away peacefully at Heartland Fairfield Nursing Center on January 21, 2012. She was a longtime resident of Baltimore, and member of Christ United Methodist Church, Baltimore. She is survived by her son, Charles (Judy) Mathias of Pleas- antville; grandson, James K. (Patty) Mathias of Lancaster; granddaughter, Susan (Vic) Collins and great-grandchildren, Christian Collins both […]

Karen S. (Swartz) McAvoy



Karen S. (Swartz) McAvoy, 63, of Baltimore, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2012. Karen worked 35 years for J.C. Penney. She loved to paint and she loved being with her grandchildren. Karen is survived by her daughter, Robin (Jeff) Mankin; sons, Jim (Lydia) McAvoy and Steve (Danette) McAvoy; mother, Shirley Swartz; ten grandchildren; four great grandchildren; sister, Judy (Mike) […]

Jeff R. McGarvey



Jeff R. McGarvey, age 43 of Reynoldsburg, passed away January 17, 2012, at his residence. He was a manager for Lowes, a life member of NRA, an outdoorsman and loved 4-wheelers. He was a graduate of Liberty Union High School. He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Robyn McGarvey; children, Maranda McGarvey and Nick Mc- Garvey all of […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Jan. 18: A driver was cited for not displaying a front license plate. • Jan. 19: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road. • Jan. 21: A Stewart Avenue man ignored a traffic control sign and nearly collided with a police […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of January 30. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Hamburger on bun w/pickles, crispy sweet potato fries, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Hip dipper, seasoned green beans, and fruit. Wednesday: Chicken rice bowl, California blend vegetables, choice of fruit, and fortune cookie. Thursday: Mini corn dogs, baked beans, Cheez-It® Scrabble Jr. crackers, and fruit. Friday: Specialty […]

Annabelle W. Mechling



Annabelle W. Mechling was born on May 30, 1920, on a farm near London, Ohio, to Lawrence and Edna Mae Field Wallace and passed away on January 21, 2012. Annabelle graduated from Woodstock High School in Champaign County in 1938 and received her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Home Economics Education from The Ohio State University in 1942. She taught […]

Stephen Miller-Cobb



Stephen (Steve) Miller-Cobb, age 57, passed away January 23, 2012. Born in Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, Steve lived his entire life in the Tallmadge, Cuyahoga Falls, and Silver Lake areas. He graduated from Tallmadge High School in June, 1972, and took mechanical engineering classes at The Akron University. Steve took over the family business, C & C Machine. Steve has […]

Bus vouchers available



BUCKEYE LAKE – Free vouchers for use on the Licking County Transit system are now available. The St. Vincent de Paul Society received a grant to purchase the vouchers to help those with no reliable means to travel to locations in Licking County. Applicants must demonstrate need to a member of the society. Call Our Lady of Mt. Carmel parish […]


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